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Gordon isn’t any old balloon. He’s up and off on a trip around the world! His adventures lead him far and wide. But will he survive without going BANG!

Gordon’s Great Escape is an exciting picture book from the bestselling, award winning creators of Supertato, Barry the Fish with Fingers and Norman the Slug – Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet.

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